Refraction

rɪˈfrakʃ(ə)n/

noun

PHYSICS

  • The fact or phenomenon of light being deflected in passing obliquely through the interface between one medium and another or through a medium of varying density.
  • The focusing characteristics of an eye or eyes

Other:

  • The way you see yourself through the eyes of another. The way light passes through glass and creates a rainbow – or the way something solid appears broken in water.